The weather cleared up around the North Country for a busy day of VPA state playdowns Wednesday afternoon.
Milton boys’ lacrosse dominated Mt. Abraham in an 11-2 win, so the Yellow Jackets move on to the Div. II quarterfinals.
Meanwhile, Middlebury paid a visit to the Essex Hornets and fell short in a 14-8 loss in Essex Junction.
In girls’ lacrosse, Mount Mansfield traveled to BFA-St. Albans where the home team Comets edged out a tight 13-12 win over the Cougars.